Analyst Profile

Rick Franzosa

Rick Franzosa

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  32 years industry experience
OH USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Rick Franzosa is a Research Director in Gartner's Supply Chain Research organization. Mr. Franzosa is responsible for Gartner's manufacturing technology systems research. He works with Vice Presidents and Directors of Manufacturing, Business Process Experts, and enterprise architecture and IT roles supporting manufacturing operations. He also works with providers of technologies and services for manufacturing operations.

Areas of Coverage

  • Supply Chain

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in 2014, Mr. Franzosa worked in the software industry in both e-procurement and manufacturing software companies. His roles included almost all facets of the software business, including software development, sales, marketing, consulting, implementation and client support. Prior to that, his experience included work in design engineering, test engineering and manufacturing engineering in the aerospace and defense industry.

Professional Background

CIMx Software, Various roles, 15 years
International TechneGroup, Business Development, 5 years
Vinimaya, VP, Client Solutions, 2 years

Education

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Hartford
M.B.A., Operations Research, University of Hartford

Languages

English